Toronto: The Savvy Guide to March


March is a bit like November—except that the kids are home from school for a week. But that’s no excuse to wish this soggy month away. Make the most of it with these tips on how to have fun while you’re dreaming of warmer weather. Remember, spring will be here soon (read and repeat often).

Plan an Oscar Party, a St. Patrick’s Day Party or a Dinner Party
Why? Because parties are fun, they break up the month and our party plans make it so much easier.

To the Disney Live! Rockin’ Road Show 
Why? Kids will love seeing all their favourite characters, from Goofy to Cinderella to Buzz Lightyear, and the special effects are sure to dazzle.

Rain boots for the kids and some for you, too
Why? Because if you’re wearing boots you can jump in puddles. That’s fun.

One of these Six Classic Party Games for Kids
Why? Because these six games don’t require screens or special equipment. They’re good old-fashioned ways to have fun.

Boredom Busters, a book of over 50 awesome activities for children aged seven years and up, by our friend Caroline Fernandez
Why? We think the title of the book speaks for itself.

Why? Because bathing suit season is around the corner. This awesome new fitness site is offering free trial memberships and all you need is a 9 foot space. No equipment required. Try it with a friend, just for fun.

Why? Because everything’s easier when you’re organized. Available for iOS and Android, Hub allows everyone in the family to share calendars, lists, tasks and sporting event info. Everyone will know what’s going on and where to be. Then you will have more time to have fun.

This spring pasta recipe
Why? We’re tired of the slow cooker and eating brightly coloured veggies is well, more fun than eating brown stuff.

Wear the team colours on March 17 and go green for St. Patrick’s Day. Make something festive.
Why? Because even if you’re not Irish, it’s still fun to celebrate the way they do.

Raise funds for arthritis and autoimmune research by doing yoga with The Power of Movement
Why? This family-friendly event, held across the nation this Sunday, raises awareness and money for arthritis and related autoimmune disease research, as well as the healing power of yoga. Make a donation or bring the fam for some yoga that will make you feel good—inside and out.

A Family Pack of 4 tickets to see The Backyardigans: Deep Sea in Adventure
Why? Because this tale will mesmerize kids of all ages.

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